News & Updates

April 24, 2024

phase III progress update in Velenje

The procuRE project in Velenje is making significant strides. The renovation package is now finalised, with local subcontractors on […]

April 18, 2024

phase III progress update in IStanbul

Exciting developments are unfolding for Istanbul. The project in this demonstration site has reached a major milestone with the […]

April 12, 2024

phase III progress update in nuremberg

The renovation project in Nuremberg is well underway, with the civil works for equipment installation now complete. The preparatory […]

April 5, 2024

phase III progress update in vila nova de gaia

Exciting progress is being made on Gaia’s part of the procuRE project! The renovation package is all wrapped up, […]

October 23, 2023

Start of Phase III – two Consortia were chosen

procuRE launched the third phase towards reaching its goal to develop innovative solutions to achieve 100% Renewable Energy Supply […]

July 19, 2023

Meet The last persona in procuRE challenge

procuRE continues publishing a series of posts about various personas to better understand the needs and goals of the Challenge. […]

July 4, 2023

The next persona published – office worker

procuRE continues publishing a series of posts about various personas for better understanding of the needs and goals of the […]

May 24, 2023

Consortium meeting in Bonn, 23-24 May

The last days of May brought procuRE consortium all the way to Bonn, Germany. For two days the project […]

December 6, 2022

Third Persona is published – Teacher

procuRE continues publishing a series of posts about various personas to better understand the needs and goals of the Challenge. […]

November 25, 2022

Eilat presented procuRE at COP27 in Egypt

Last week Eilat presented procuRE at COP27 conference in Egypt. The Conference was dedicated to the mitigation and adaptation […]

September 14, 2022

Watch procuRE EUSEW22 webinar  – video available

On 9 September, procuRE organised a webinar within the 2022 Sustainable Energy Days with the title “Cities procuRE Replicable Approaches to Reach […]

July 6, 2022

PARADISE consortium visited the pilot sites

Consortium PARadISE already visited all the pilot sites and has shared its impressions. PARadISE team met representatives of the […]

June 27, 2022

SEBR Consortium reports on the Pilot sites visits

Consortium SEBR has already visited some of the Pilot sites and shares its impressions. Representatives of the Consortium were […]

June 24, 2022

CLARITY Consortium shares impressions after the site visits

Consortium CLARITY visited all the pilot sites and has shared its impressions. Representatives of the Consortium together with people […]

May 20, 2022

4 procure cities selected for EU Mission on climate Neutrality

We are happy to announce that four procuRE cities – Velenje, Barcelona, Eilat and Istanbul – have been selected […]

May 19, 2022

Information about suppliers added to the website

The information about all three suppliers and their approaches is published. We have presented three consortia, PARadISE, CLARITY and SEBR, […]

May 15, 2022

İstanbul selected for EU’s 100 climate-neutral programme

İstanbul will participate in a new EU program with the aim of transforming itself into a smart and climate-neutral […]

May 10, 2022

procuRE selects 3 innovative Approaches (Phase I kick-off)

procuRE launched the first out of three phases towards reaching its goal to develop innovative solutions to achieve 100% […]

February 17, 2022

Extension of the submission deadline

procuRE deadline was extended by two weeks. The tender package is updated covering recent clarification (e.g. link to identify […]

February 11, 2022

Second persona is published – operator

procuRE continues publishing a series of posts about various personas to better understand the needs and goals of the Challenge. […]

February 8, 2022

Clarifications are available online

Clarifications can be downloaded as PDF from S-procurement. […]

January 31, 2022

First persona is published – procurer

procuRE starts publishing a series of posts about various personas to better understand the needs and goals of the Challenge. […]

January 13, 2022

More time to ask questions – extended deadline

We extended the duration for questions. Ask your questions until 31.01.2022 on the S-Procurement Platform.  Answers are provided by 11.02.2022 […]

January 11, 2022

Find all tender event materials here

In the past weeks, we had three major online webinars which were aimed at explaining the procuRE challenge, coaching, […]

December 12, 2021

More events about Tender documents are coming up!

In December and January, we will host a series of online events where we will discuss the structure of […]

November 29, 2021


procuRE invites all interested suppliers to develop innovative ICT-enabled solutions to achieve 100% Renewable Energy Supply in existing public buildings. 6 […]

November 19, 2021

Register for the Tender Launch Event

procuRE invites all interested parties to learn about the tender documents which go public within days. We will inform […]

October 19, 2021

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Tender Release planned for the Mid-November

Tender Release is preliminarily expected to take place in the first week of November. Please keep posted to get […]

September 16, 2021

Videos Available for all Open Market Consultations

All OMCs have now been uploaded to the procuRE website and are available to watch for interested parties at […]

September 9, 2021

procuRE Pitch Deck has been Updated

After recent consultation, the Buyers Group have reviewed and advanced the tender. Working together, they have updated central aspects […]

August 17, 2021

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IMM develops Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan

IMM is going to develop its “Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan” under the EU support and funding. The […]

August 8, 2021

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A New Era of Energy Production Awaits Velenje

As the first city in Slovenia to join the covenant of Mayors, Velenje has long been conscious of its […]

August 3, 2021

The procuRE FAQ page is now active!

As of July 2021 the procuRE project has published its FAQ page, in order to publicly respond to any […]

July 15, 2021

Energaia Enables the Renovation Wave

The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union has laid out the priorities for the six month […]

July 2, 2021

Barcelona Works Towards a Green Future

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, AMB was able to take part in the public presentation of the International Cooperation Master Plan […]

June 15, 2021

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Eilat Municipality Leads the way for Israeli Energy Renovation

As one of the leading Smart Cities in Israel, Eilat aims to be on the cutting edge of energy […]

June 4, 2021

Istanbul’s New Plan for Carbon Neutrality

At the C40 Climate Leadership online summit earlier this year Mayor Imamoglu announced that Istanbul was in the process […]

May 27, 2021

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Nuremberg’s Sustainable Development Goals

The City of Nuremberg is currently presenting its sustainable development goals with a series of lectures, workshops and digital […]

May 17, 2021

Visit the Matchmaking Platform – it´s growing!

More and more potential suppliers are entering their details in the Matchmaking form to tell others what they are […]

May 7, 2021

procuRE has been listed as a new SCM Initiative

The Smart Cities Marketplace is a major market-changing undertaking supported by the European Commission bringing together cities, industries, SMEs, investors, […]

May 1, 2021

We start a series of short videos on procuRE challenge

The current renovation approach will not deliver enough to achieve 2050 targets. We need economies of scale. Georg Vogt, […]

April 25, 2021

Watch the released recordings of successful OMCs

The OMC events were aimed at actively approaching the market to find out about state of the art and […]

April 16, 2021

procuRE Pitch Deck available for download

procuRE pitch deck informs you about our thinking on the 100% RES retrofit challenge as well as the the […]

April 7, 2021

You are invited to OMC Questionnaire

In order to gain a broad understanding of all relevant and available users, stakeholders, technologies and possible solutions in […]

April 7, 2021

procuRE Flyer is available for download

The flyer summarises key challenges and our approach to retrofitting existing buildings to high renewable standards. It presents an […]

March 10, 2021

OMC dates and registration links available

procuRE is carrying out an Open Market Consultation in the form of a series of events which aim to: […]

February 22, 2021

Prior Information Notice published

The prior information notice has been published and announces an open market consultation and provides information about a planned […]

February 3, 2021

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Matchmaking Form and Platform are now available!

procuRE-PCP Website is ready to announce that Matchmaking tools are now ready for the potential suppliers to use. Matchmaking […]

January 25, 2021

Four stages of PCP Timeline are published

Four subsequent stages the project work is divided according to the European Commission are now made clear. PHASE 0 […]

December 1, 2020

Kick-off: PCP for 100% renewable solutions in existing buildings

The EU set the target of decarbonising the building sector by 2050. How are buildings to reach such a […]